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Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Russia, Turkey enforce demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

MOSCOW, Russia - Supporting the Syrian President Bashar al Assad in his fight against rebels, Russia, along with the Government ...

Kavanaugh accuser goes public, confirmation process at risk

WASHINGTON. U.S. - A week after allegations of sexual assault against the U.S. President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett ...

Who started the Cold War U.S. and Russian historians clash

The question about whether the Americans or Soviets ignited the Cold War has been debated since the conflict began, and ...

Eddie Jones: Mitchell will help us evolve

Cape Town - England head coach Eddie Jones is excited about the prospect of working with former Bulls coach John ...

Top rugby ref Owens weighs into Serena 'sexism' debate

Cape Town - Top international rugby referee Nigel Owens has shared his views on Serena Williams' outburst in the US ...

Iraq recalls ambassador from Tehran

PanARMENIAN.Net - Iraq 's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ahmad Mahjoub declared on Wednesday, September 19 evening that Iraqi ambassador to Tehran ...

Heavy Security, Arrests as Ugandan Pop Star to Come Home

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Arrests began as Ugandan security forces deployed heavily before the return of pop star and opposition figure ...

Shiites Mark Ashoura, Mourn Saint's Death

TEHRAN, IRAN - Shiites across the Middle East on Thursday marked Ashoura, an annual commemoration mourning the 7th century death ...

World Rugby pondering 'emerging' nations as RWC hosts

Tokyo - World Rugby chairperson Bill Beaumont signalled that more "emerging" rugby nations could be set to host the Rugby ...

Ackermann wrote reference for Mitchell's England job

Cape Town - Gloucester coach Johan Ackermann says he played a role in enabling John Mitchell to become England's new ...

Armenia vows to respond in kind to Azerbaijan

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Armenian Armed Forces will retaliate Azerbaijan 's provocation on the border as a result of which an ...

Anderson leads Team World's Laver Cup charge

Cape Town - South Africa's Kevin Anderson leads Team World's charge against a formidable Team Europe in this weekend's Laver ...

Abe Wins Party's Leadership, Premiership Assured

TOKYO - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won a ruling party leadership vote Thursday, setting him on track to become Japan's ...

Rugby pondering 'emerging' nations for RWC - Beaumont

Tokyo - World Rugby chairperson Bill Beaumont suggested on Thursday the World Cup could be held in non-traditional rugby nations ...

FERIAL HAFFAJEE: Have our banks been lily-livered?

The appearance of representatives of SA's four big banks before the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture this week ...

Five Million Children Risk Famine in War-torn Yemen

AFP - More than five million children are threatened by famine in war-torn Yemen as prices soar, a charity said ...

Hansen questions Boks' transformation policy

Cape Town - In a recently published book about the All Blacks, their coach Steven Hansen is quoted as questioning ...

#GuptaLeaks: How Sahara handed SA jobs to foreigners

Gupta agents Ashu Chawla and Naresh Khosla fraudulently orchestrated South African work permits for Indian nationals by falsifying and backdating ...

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To maintain strong growth, Ferrari to unveil 15 new models

ROME, Italy - The Italian supercar maker announced its plans to unveil 15 new models, in a bid to reassure ...

McDonald's staff go on strike over its harassment policy

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Protesting against the company's sexual harassment policy, staff at McDonald's restaurants in ten U.S. cities staged walkouts ...

Unexpected rise in U.K. inflation: ONS

LONDON, U.K. - While economists had expected a Consumer Prices Index rate of 2.4 percent, the Office for National Statistics ...

Jaguar Land Rover set to slash U.K. output

LONDON, U.K. - Days after the head of Jaguar Land Rover warned about the impact of Brexit and diesel policy ...

India's Ola on expansion drive, heads to New Zealand

BANGALORE, India - The SoftBank Group Corp.-backed Indian cab aggregator, Ola, which made its first international launch in Australia earlier ...

Coca-Cola tracks growth of cannabis drinks market

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Amid reports that the world's leading soft drinks groupĀ is in talks with a Canadian cannabis firm, the ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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